Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ300-271645-
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHING TONIGHT AND SWEEPING THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY. COLDER
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD FOR THE WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE THEN
SHIFTS SOUTH OF THE REGION MONDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH LATE MONDAY OR EARLY TUESDAY.

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AMZ330-271645-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY DENSE
FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-271645-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. PATCHY DENSE FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ352-271645-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ354-271645-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY DENSE FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ374-271645-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
945 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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